Sunday, January 17, 2016

African American Quotations

  1. AfricanAmericanQuotes.org is a website providing hundreds of quotations by African Americans. Added 1/17/2016
  2. 27 Amazingly Powerful Quotes from Black Writers is an article written by the Huffington Post on February 5, 2014 for Black History Month. Added 1/17/2016


To see all the African American related posts on the Quote Light blog search with the "African American" label.

Monday, January 11, 2016

Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948)

Mahatma Gandhi

You must be the change you wish to see in the world (Proverbia.net). Added 1/11/2016



The photo of Gandhi is in the Public Domain.

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Francis of Assisi (1181-1226)



Lord, make me an instrument of your peace; where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; and where there is sadness, joy (Top 50 Saints' Quotes). Added 1/10/2016

Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible (Brainy Quote). Added 1/7/2016


Picture: The painting of St. Francis of Assisi is in the Public Domain.

Chinese Proverbs


If you don't want anyone to know, don't do it (The Quotations Page). Added 1/10/2016

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now (Kevin Kruse, Top 100 Inspirational Quotes). Added 1/10/2016



Thursday, January 7, 2016

Leonard Ravenhill (1907-1994)

Leonard Ravenhill



If weak in prayer, we are weak everywhere (Leonard-ravenhill.com/quotes).Added 1/7/2016

Are the things you are living for worth Christ dying for? (Leonard-ravenhil.com/quotes) Added 8/11/2013

Photo: The photo in this post of Leonard Ravenhill is from the Wikipedia Commons. The photo of his grave marker is in the Wikipedia Commons.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

John Adams (1735-1826)

John Adams

Always stand on principle....even if you stand alone (John Adams Historical Society). Added 1/6/2016



The image of John Adams is in the Public Domain.

Jewish Quotations

  1. JewishQuotations.com is a massive database of Jewish Quotations. The website was formerly called the Jewish Wisdom Database. Added 1/5/2016


To see all the Jewish related posts at the Quote Light blog search with the "Jewish" label.

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Rabbi Nachman of Breslov (1772-1810)


If you are not a better person tomorrow than you are today, what need have you for a tomorrow? (20 Favorite Jewish Quotes). Added 1/5/2016

Timothy Keller (b. 1950)




Christ did not suffer so you wouldn't suffer. He suffered so when you suffer you will become like Him (Goodreads). Added 1/5/2016

The observer of beauty always receives a passion to share the beauty with others (Top 10 Tim Keller Quotes, CrossMap). Added 2/8/2014

God will only give you what you would have asked for if you knew everything he knows (Goodreads). Added 8/31/2011

For information on Timothy Keller see his biography at The Resurgence.

Monday, January 4, 2016

Franz Kafka (1883-1924)

Franz Kafka, 1917

Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old (18 Inspiring Quotes from Awesome Jewish Writers). Added 1/4/2016

Photo: The photo of Franz Kafka is in the Public Domain.

Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

Photo of Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill

There is nothing wrong in change, if it is in the right direction. To improve is to change, so to be perfect is to have changed often (June 23, 1925 cited in Langworth, Churchill: In His Own Words via Churchill Central). Added 1/4/2016

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations (Top 25 Winston Churchill Quotes).  Added 7/18/2012

We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give (Top 25 Winston Churchill Quotes).   Added 8/10/2011.


For more information on Winston Churchill visit The Winston Churchill Centre and Museum.

Photo: This photo is from the United Kingdom Government and is in the Public Domain. It is listed on Wikipedia.

Sunday, January 3, 2016

Dwight L Moody (1837-1899)



If God is your partner, make your plans BIG! (Patheos.com). Added 1/3/2016

Some people think God does not like to be troubled with our constant coming and asking. The way to trouble God is not to come at all (Good Reads). Added 6/2/2012



Photo: The photo in this post is in the Public Domain.

Billy Graham (b. 1918)

Billy Graham


Don't ever hesitate to take to [God] whatever is on your heart. He already knows it anyway, but He doesn't want you to bear its pain or celebrate its joy alone (21 Uplifting Billy Graham Quotes). Added 1/3/2016

Photo: This photo of Billy Graham is from Wikipedia.

A.W. Tozer (1897-1963)


The God who has revealed himself to needy men and women wants us to know that when we have Him, we have everything--we have all the rest! (Tozer Devotional, We Have It All). Added 1/3/2016

In trying to count our many blessings the difficulty is not to find things to count, but to find time to enumerate them all (The Root of the Righteous, GoodReads.com). Added 2/2/2015

God is love and God is sovereign. His love disposes Him to desire our everlasting welfare and His sovereignty enables Him to secure it (A.W. Tozer Quotes, The Knowledge of the Holy). Added 9/5/2013


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